Dr. Muhammad Fareed Zaffar received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Duke University in 2005 and the BSc. (Hons) degree from LUMS with a major in Computer Science and minor in Mathematics in 1999.
His primary research interests are in the areas of security, privacy and Internet measurement. His recent work focuses on social networks, online fraud and cybercrime and his previous work looked at enabling public sector reform through technology and the use of information and communication technologies for development.
Dr. Fareed is particularly interested in the use of program analysis techniques to make software efficient, compact and secure.